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Bible Readings for June 2023
Teach Your Children to Pray
Baumgartner to Lead NPUC Communication Team
Upper Columbia Conference communication assistant
By Jon Dalrymple
Richland Pastor Rides for Diapers
Eric Shadle began a cross-country bike ride July 8 to help raise awareness of the need for diapers all across America. Beginning from the Adventist church in Richland, Wash., where he is the pastor, Shadle has been riding a route mapped through 10...
$20,000 Awarded for Diaper Program
The Tri-Cities Diaper Bank (TCDB) recently received a $20,000 grant from the North American Division Adventist Community Services (ACS) to support its work. The TCDB, a ministry of ACS, includes volunteers from the Pasco, Richland and Kennewick ch...
Pastors Discuss Elephant in the Room
Pastors and Bible workers from across the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) met recently to talk about the proverbial elephant in the room. The issue at hand is that many churches across North America are stagnant if not slowly dying.According to Ge...
Youth Mission Adventure to Guatemala
The Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) youth mission trip to Guatemala was about more than just building a church and holding some meetings for the people of Poptun. Mission trips are about people and their relationships with God. Some would say the ...
Many Request Baptism at UCC Pathfinder Camporee
More than 110 young people made requests to be baptized while attending the fall Upper Columbia Conference Pathfinder camporee. The camporee, held at Farragut State Park near Athol, Idaho, was attended by more than 700 Pathfinders from clubs acros...
Pathfinder Camporee at Farragut Brings 114 Baptismal Requests
Nearly 114 young people made requests to be baptized while attending the Upper Columbia Conference Pathfinder Camporee this year. The camporee, held at Farragut State Park near Athol, Idaho, was attended by more than 766 pathfinders from clubs acr...
Bible-worker Training School Launched
The Church Growth department of Upper Columbia Conference launched its first SHINE Bible Worker Training School in Spokane this year. The four-week course, held at the Upper Columbia Conference office, teaches people the skills needed to be a succ...
More of His Travelers than Ever
Eight young adults lit a flame of inspiration across Eastern Washington this summer. The group called His Travelers, visited 16 churches around the Upper Columbia Conference conducting Vacation Bible Schools, community service events and youth min...
Weather forecasters predicted rain and even tornadoes during the recent Upper Columbia Conference Pathfinder Fair in Lewiston, Idaho. But instead, an outpouring of the Holy Spirit's power appeared to be the majority of the precipitation.Eight hund...
New Mission Aircraft Dedicated in Sandpoint
Several Upper Columbia Conference church members and leaders participated in a dedication ceremony for a new, high-tech mission plane built in the Inland Northwest, for Adventist Aviation Indonesia. This specialized aircraft, the Kodiak, was built...